Taxon  Report   5912    
Olea europaea  L.
Olea europaea
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Olea europaea
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Olea europaea
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Olea europaea, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

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Olea europaea
© 2018 Nancy Hamlett
Family: OLEACEAE  
Genus: Olea
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Olea europaea ssp. africana
ICPN: Olea africana
ICPN: Olea europaea ssp. europaea
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).